Chemical formula: C₂₈H₂₈O₃  Molecular mass: 412.52 g/mol  PubChem compound: 60164

Therapeutic indications

Adapalene is indicated for:

Acne vulgaris

Population group: only adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 - 65 years old)

Adapalene is proposed for the cutaneous treatment of mild to moderate acne vulgaris where comedones, papules and pustules predominate. Acne of the face, chest or back is appropriate for treatment. 2

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments (click for details):


Adapalene is contraindicated in the following cases:





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